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2014 – A Historic Year for SEC and College Football?

By Posted on: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, News 9 Comments »
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                                                                                                                      (photo:Mark Gentry,USAToday)If you didn’t get a chance to see SEC Commissioner Mike Slive’s opening remarks at SEC Media Days, you missed what is probably the most important news that will come out of the Hoover meetings this year. Commissioner Slive said 2014 was going to be “a historic Continue Story…

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1983 Auburn vs. Florida Edition

By Posted on: July 8th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 5 Comments »
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Greetings, fellow football-starved sons and daughters of the Burnt Orange and Navy Blue!  Once again I have crawled out from my rock to share a few memories of one of the first significant games I ever saw as a student at Auburn- the 1983 Florida game, which ended up a hard-fought 28-21 win for the Continue Story…

A Late September Homecoming.

By Posted on: June 12th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
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Kenneth Dixon finds tough going for Louisiana Tech.(Troy Taormina-US PRESSWIRE)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for another Auburn opponent preview. This year, week 5 is homecoming week, and the Tigers will take on Louisiana Tech on September 27th. It’s the last chance for the Tigers to tune up against an overmatched opponent at Continue Story…

Some Memorable Plays (from the past) – 1986 Iron Bowl Edition

By Posted on: June 10th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 10 Comments »

              Lawyer Tillman celebrates scoring the winning touchdown in the 1986 Iron Bowl. (Source:al.com file photo)Since last I visited these pages with my scrivenings, we have started looking forward to the next season’s games, one opponent at a time. Nonetheless, looking back at some memorable plays I was privileged to see in person, still seems Continue Story…

To the Men of that Era

By Posted on: June 5th, 2014 in Football, Memories 10 Comments »

  Helmet insignia of the 1st Engineer Special Brigade.On an early June evening 70 years ago, many thousands of young men waited in trepidation for a decision to be made. On stormy seas, in the depths of rolling cargo ships, they waited. Most were unable to sleep despite the exhaustion that comes from preparing for military operations, what Continue Story…

Could New Four Team Playoff Eventually Harm Smaller Schools?

By Posted on: June 4th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
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With the transition to a four team playoff in 2014 for Division I (FBS) schools, the scheduling of FCS teams by the big boys may be a thing of the past. A glimmer of what’s to come was seen in the days after the SEC voted in April to keep the 6-1-1 conference model. It Continue Story…

Can’t Wait to Run Out of That Tunnel With 85,000+ Fans Screaming War Eagle!

By Posted on: June 3rd, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 4 Comments »
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Nostalgia Friday: 1987 Auburn vs. Georgia Tech

By Posted on: May 30th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football 8 Comments »

Editor’s Note: The YouTube feed to these videos have recently been removed. While they functioned correctly prior to publishing, they no longer work now. Attempts to restore them have been unsuccessful. Because some have commented, we’ve chosen to leave the story up. We apologize for the inconvenience.  Today’s Nostalgia Friday looks at the 1987 Auburn-Georgia Tech game which Continue Story…